Realistically and practically speaking, no one can SAFELY stand in the middle of a “‘hood” and address a gangbanger or a black murderer of a black victim (black on black crime) as he stands there amongst members and families of the neighborhood and just patiently and NONVIOLENTLY listens. 419 more words
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“A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of the family, including the 7 month old son, of 24 year old Gregory Towns, who died after being tased 13 times in 29 minutes.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday publicly identified the two officers involved in the fatal shooting Aug. 11 of an unarmed black man in South LA. 454 more words
DENVER (CBS4)- A woman at the center of a disagreement between Denver’s independent monitor, who oversees Denver law enforcement and safety agencies, and the Denver Police Department and Manager of Safety, over whether excessive use of force was used has filed a federal lawsuit. 398 more words
Police practices have come under national scrutiny. What is excessive force by law enforcement agencies and what is not? While the nation is still coming to terms with the shooting by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, this is not an isolated problem. 2,643 more words